Weekly Roundup 12/11/20 (What’s Treasury up to?, MSTR’s bond offering, would the STABLE act kill Dunkin?)

Nic and Matt return to cover an avalanche of news and deals. In this episode:

  • Blockstack’s transmutation
  • Bitso raises $62m
  • Matt breaks down the Microstrategy bond offering
  • Mass Mutual buys $100m worth of Bitcoin through NYDIG
  • A bipartisan group of Representatives asked Jay Clayton for clarity on broker dealer custody for cryptoassets
  • The looming crackdown on noncustodial wallets from Treasury
  • The effect of requiring transactional metadata for on-chain transactions
  • More comments on the STABLE Act
  • Matt’s plan to primary Stephen Lynch via Dunkin talkin points
  • Would the STABLE Act kill Dunkin Donuts?
  • Why Bitcoin is pristine collateral
  • Fidelity Digital Assets partners up with BlockFi for Bitcoin-backed loans
  • Bitwise launches their index fund
  • Square goes carbon neutral
  • Standard Chartered launches a crypto trading service
  • Singapore’s DBS bank launches a crypto exchange
  • Paxos and BitPay file for national bank charters
  • The Financial Times changes their tune on BTC
  • Our call for data portability legislation